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Rule of Law Specialization Course

01.10.2010. The second rule of law specialization course organized by the Rule of Law Training Project together with the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) begins on Sunday. From 3 to 9 October 2010, approx. 30 UN Judicial Affairs Officers and lawyers from developing countries will be trained in...

STO course successfully completed

24.09.2010. Today, ZIF has successfully completed a course for Short Term Elections Observer (STOs) which was conducted on behalf of the Federal Foreign Office for participants from Ukraine.The electoral experts from state institutions as well as NGOs appreciated the hands-on training module. The course...

Will UN Peacekeeping Fall Victim to Budget Cuts?

23.09.2010. Op-Ed by Richard Gowan on 'The Globalist'

ZIF and SWP invited former Force Commander EUFOR Tchad/RCA for Lunch Briefing

20.09.2010. “Complex Crisis Management. Civil Military Cooperation and Humanitarian Relief in the Context of EU Operations”

AFDEM/ZIF Joint-Workshop in Bulawayo/Zimbabwe

15.09.2010. ZIF and AFDEM (African Civilian Response Capacity for Peace Support Operations) are organising a workshop in Bulawayo/Zimbabwe on “International Recruitment & Deployment for Peace Operations" today and tomorrow.The workshop, which is part of the civcap-project, will bring together representatives...

New ZIF Policy Briefing on financing UN peace operations

31.08.2010. Richard Gowan - UN peace operations: the case for strategic investment

Accounts of the Specialization Course "Rule of Law"

31.08.2010. The United Nations Rule of Law Website recently published a short account of the first specialization course on the rule of law which was successfully completed a month ago.The article is accessible here.Moreover, two local newspapers reported on the event.The New Crusaiding Guide The...

Map on Gender Training for UN Peacekeepers

30.08.2010. ZIF contributed to an interactive Map on Gender Training for UN Peacekeepers of the United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW). The map has been created by UN-INSTRAW’s Gender, Peace and Security Programme (GPS) which focuses on providing...

New publication: "Peacekeeping Training Centers in Africa, Middle East and Asia"

26.08.2010. This overview, based on the International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centers’ latest members list, shows all training institutions in the Africa, Middle East, and Asia.Please click on the map to navigate to the respective center.For feedback please contact...

Rule of Law Spezialization Course

26.07.2010. The first rule of law specialization course organized by the Rule of Law Training Project together with the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) begins today.From 26 to 30 July 2010, approx. 30 UN Judicial Affairs Officers and lawyers from developing countries will be trained in...

Pilot Course on "Intercultural Management and Behavior"

12.07.2010. A one-week training course on "Intercultural Management and Behavior: Essentials of Intercultural Management on Foreign Assignment", which is jointly organized by ZIF and the Academy of Federal Police in Lübeck, starts today.The course focuses on the challenges of working in a multi-cultural...

ZIF Specialization Course "Negotiation & Mediation in the Field"

02.07.2010. Today, the specialization course on "Negotiation & Mediation in the Field" was successfully concluded.  During the one week course, which was hosted by the European Academy Berlin, ZIF Pool Experts gained theoretical as well as hands-on insights on negotiation and mediation issues.